Sharif to attend N-summit in US

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WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will represent Pakistan at a nuclear summit in March this year when the outgoing Obama administration would try to reach some understanding with recognised and unrecognised nuclear states to control proliferation, official sources told Dawn.

Earlier this week, Pakistan attended a sherpa (preparatory) meeting for the summit in San Francisco. Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry and Ambas­sador Jalil Abbas Jilani represented Pakistan at the meeting.